Countdown to 2023 at Thirsty Lion Gastropub! The four valley locations will be celebrating New Year’s Eve on Saturday, December 31st with specialty menu items, cocktails including the Espresso Martini, High West Maple Old Fashioned, Salted Caramel Moroccan Coffee, Tito’s Winter White Cosmopolitan, Mudshark Vanilla Caramel Porter, Oak Creek Amber, and more! Savory menu items will include:

  • Grilled Filet Mignon, house seasoned and grilled to perfection with white cheddar mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
  • Grilled Ribeye Steak, house seasoned, grilled to perfection with white cheddar mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables 39.95
  • Parmesan Panko Crusted Fresh Halibut coated with fresh herbs, panko and Romano cheese, lightly grilled with lemon beurre blanc, cilantro jasmine rice and seasonal vegetables
  • Bacon Wrapped Dates-Medjool dates stuffed with Gorgonzola cream cheese and almonds, wrapped with maple pepper bacon and roasted until crispy. Served with balsamic reduction, red pepper curls and spring greens
  • Wagyu Beef Burger-Snake River Farms American Wagyu ground beef, crispy prosciutto, Malbec caramelized onions, sharp white cheddar, arugula and pimento rémoulade on a toasted brioche bun. Served with choice of fresh hand cut fries, Napa slaw or small house salad
  • Grilled Shrimp Pad Thai-grilled shrimp, rice noodles, carrot, ginger, green onion, red peppers, egg, bok choy, peanuts, cilantro & basil sautéed with tamarind coconut sauce
  • Black Cherry BBQ Pork Tenderloin-Apple brine marinated and grilled with black cherry BBQ glaze. Served with white cheddar mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
  • Espresso Porter Braised Beef-coffee crusted braised beef with white cheddar mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich demi-glaze sauce

Desserts will include:

  • Decadent Chocolate Cake-rich chocolate and moist three-layer cake
  • Whiskey Bing Cherry Bread Pudding-baked with whiskey and dried Bing cherries. Served with whipped cream and whiskey caramel sauce

COST: Menu items are offered a la carte.  Prices range from $8.95-$39.95

CONTACT: For more information about New Year’s Eve at Thirsty Lion, please visit the website at or call Tempe: 480.968.2920; Santan Village: 480.899.0119; Desert Ridge: 480.419.5070; Chandler Viridian: 480.786.5799

Photo courtesy of Thirsty Lion